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Really small portions, way over-priced. Especially the smashed SVP and toast- tiny serving for $23 is poor value for money. The service was however friendly
The food was excellent, , the risotto one of the best I've enjoyed. The spring rolls were unique and amazing as was the Pineapple tart Unfortunately the skillset of the wait staff let the chef down, very pleasant however very inexperienced
The ambiance was poor, it was like sitting in a concrete bunker. The service was slow, had a 7pm booking, were told where our seat was but not shown to the table. No drinks list on the table, so when the waitress came over 15mins later to ask if we wanted drinks we had no list to order from. She got us a list and said she wld Give us a minute and come back, it took her 20mins to come back and only after we got her attention. We ordered a bottle of wine which they brought out, looted us each a glass the took the bottle back behind the bar!! We had to ask later for our wine and I’m sure it wasn’t the same bottle that we had started with, so I don’t think we got a full bottle in our glasses!! Our mains didn’t some out until just after 9pm!! The entree was very nice, but the lamb shanks I had for mains was so salty. Dessert was horrible as well. Other couples were also complaining, one couple had to leave before they got their dessert because it was so slow coming out. Definitely would not go back or recommend this resteraunt!!
My friends and I really enjoyed our experience at Emerson’s The food was excellent, service friendly and prompt and the view from the large glass windows awesome
This was the first time we had Lunch at this Venue and the Food was absolutely fantastic. The Service was excellent and the setting was also great. Great value for Money and definitely worth visiting if you are seeking an outstanding Meal. Well done and see you again.
Absolutely amazing very tasty classy food !
Good and friendly service. Sharing plates was great as we got to taste different dishes.
Tasty food and great stuff.
Delicious breakfast out on the deck overlooking the winery... couldn’t get better than that and not a scrap of food left on our plates! Will continue to visit this gem
Food very generous serves Presentation very good Service attentive, friendly and knew the menu Delicious We had a very enjoyable lunch here thank you ??
Food and service are nice and pleasant. Portion size of main dishes is reasonable at the price (mostly $36 per dish). Settings can be improved - no table cloth, etc. during our lunch visit and seatings are comfortable for family or casual gathering. Does not take AMEX for payment.
Food was generally good but dishes were hit and miss. Pork and fish was delicious. The pasta was overpriced for average, non-handmade pasta.
Excellent service and cuisine
Great view, good food.. will go back again!
We enjoyed a delicious breakfast at Emerson’s, would recommend the avocado on toast with yummy local feta and the milkshakes were good too.
Food was good, coffee was a let down
Good breakfast and a great setting to take on the surrounding views
Beautiful food and friendly staff. Generous portions made the experience more affordable. Sit outside and enjoy the view.
Beautiful location in the Hunter Valley. Not a huge selection for breakfast but something for everyone and very well executed. Lovely service.
Great spot out on the deck for the whole family, food was fine dining quality in a relaxed atmosphere. Great service as always and were very accommodating with my wife's vegetarian request. Been before and we'll be back again!
492 Lovedale Road, 2325, Lovedale, Australia
Wining and dining
Few restaurants are as perfectly situated as the gorgeous Emerson’s Café and Restaurant. Located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, surrounded by acres of vineyards, this charming establishment is one of the best places to go in the area for a beautiful meal in a beautiful setting. Go for lunch and ask for a table out on the verandah so you can embrace the full experience of an alfresco meal. Order up some lovely wine (you’re in the Hunter Valley, after all) then tuck into some of chef Emerson Rodriguez’s divine creations. Nibble on some spiced pumpkin fritters that come with a mint yoghurt dipping sauce, twirl your way through a bowl of fresh seafood spaghettini with garlic and chilli or dig right into some slow cooked lamb shoulder with orecchiette and spinach. If you have the time (and the appetite) you should definitely consider trying the chef’s degustation menu. While lunch sittings make the most of the beautiful outdoor setting, breakfast and dinner at Emerson’s are just as good.
Best dish: venison carpaccio
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